Sys. hi 158 low 109; dias. hi 101, low 80; pulse hi 133, low 64. April began 5mg of Kapidex, May 3rd increased to 10mg. Vitals appear to increase with the increase of Kapidex. Slight chest discomfort from time to time, no pain except forehead ache from time to time. Sinus ? Colestrol total 239. Should I be concerned ?
Here are the recommendations of the American Heart Association:
Total cholesterol less than 200 HDL cholesterol at least > 40, ideally > 60 LDL cholesterol at least less than 130, ideally less than 100 Triglycerides less than 150
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The Joint National Committee defines four blood pressure categories. Very High Range - Stage 2 HypertensionSystolic (top) blood pressure 160 mm Hg or highDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure 100 mm Hg or higher If in this range you have hypertension (high blood pressure). High Range - Stage 1 HypertensionSystolic (top) blood pressure 140 - 159 mm HgDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure 90 - 99 mm HgIf in this range you have hypertension (high blood pressure). Caution Range - PrehypertensionSystolic (top) blood pressure 120 - 139 mm HgDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure 80 - 89 mm Hg Take action! Normal Range - NormalSystolic (top) blood pressure below 120 mm HgDiastolic (bottom) blood pressure below 80 mm Hg Perfect!
I recommend working with your physician to determine the appropriate treatment approach.
All the best,
Lisa Nelson RD
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